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The light years

Howard, Elizabeth Jane.

The light years

by Howard, Elizabeth Jane.

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Published by Chivers in Bath .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published 1990.

StatementElizabeth Jane Howard.
SeriesThe Cazalet chronicle -- 1, Paragon
The Physical Object
Pagination583p. ;
Number of Pages583
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21365333M
ISBN 100745135005

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